Merck Issues Weak Forecast As Q4 Revenue Falls Short

From Merck & Co., Inc. (NYSE:MRK) early Thursday posted mixed fourth quarter earnings and provided a tepid outlook, as it suffers through multiple patent expirations of key medications.
NYSE:MRK February 2, 2017 7:26am

Merck Boosts Outlook as Key Cancer Treatment Gets New Approvals

Merck logoHealthcare giant Merck & Co., Inc. (NYSE:MRK) this morning posted better-than-expected Q3 results, lifted its 2016 outlook, and provided a bullish update on a key cancer treatment.
NYSE:MRK October 25, 2016 7:23am

Biogen Shares Soar on News of Potential Merck, Allergan Takeover

hotandhigherAccording to a Wall Street Journal report, Biogen Inc. (NASDAQ:BIIB) is attracting serious takeover interest from mega cap pharma rivals Merck (NYSE:MRK) and Allergan (NASDAQ:AGN).
NASDAQ:BIIB August 2, 2016 4:10pm

The Big Business Of Cancer [Bristol-Myers Squibb Co, Merck & Co., Inc., Kite Pharma Inc, Novartis AG (ADR)]

biotechIf you are an American, there is a 1 in 3 chance that you will get cancer during your lifetime.  If you are a man, the odds are closer to 1 in 2. 
ETF BASIC NEWS May 28, 2015 2:41pm

Is Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK) Stock Ready To Resume Uptrend?

stock price surgeRick Pendergraft:  Merck & Co. (NYSE:MRK) appeared on my daily bullish scan Friday night. This was likely due to the bullish crossover of the daily slow stochastic readings.
ETF BASIC NEWS March 20, 2015 12:45pm

GlaxoSmithKline plc (ADR), Merck & Co., Inc., Pfizer Inc., Sanofi SA (ADR): Are Big Pharma Stocks In Trouble?

pills healthcareJay Taylor: I recently shared with you a story about a billionaire hedge fund manager who has declared war against the pharmaceutical industry and the patents it uses to protect big corporate profits.
ETF BASIC NEWS March 16, 2015 2:56pm

Nike Inc, Johnson Controls Inc, Merck & Co., Inc., PulteGroup, Inc., Stocks Upping Their Dividends This Week

dividendsMarshall Hargrave: Here are five stocks that are upping their dividends this week and worthy of a closer look.
ETF BASIC NEWS December 11, 2014 12:12pm

AT&T Inc., Pfizer Inc., Merck & Co., Inc., Cisco Systems, Inc.: Dividend-Paying Blue Chips Selling At A Discount

investGeorge Leong:  One of the key tenets to success in the stock market, as I have learned from more than 20 years of trading, is the need to make sure you have a system in place to actively monitor your outstanding positions.
ETF BASIC NEWS November 3, 2014 3:51pm

Gilead Sciences, Inc., Merck & Co., Inc., Bristol-Myers Squibb Co: Getting A Boost From Pricey Drugs

drugsDiane Alter: One of the reasons biotech stocks can be your portfolio's biggest winners is because of the massive profits companies see after releasing a blockbuster drug - especially with the exorbitantly high prices of this year's new treatments...
NASDAQ:BIB September 29, 2014 1:05pm

Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK): The Grand Daddy of Pharma

healthcare3Lawrence Meyers: The pharma legend is a good bet for income investors.
NYSE:XLV August 21, 2014 11:18am

A Beaten-Up Pharma With a Big Upside [The Medicines Company(NASDAQ:MDCO), Pfizer Inc.(NYSE:PFE), Merck & Co., Inc.(NYSE:MRK)]

biotechnologyThe Medicines Company(NASDAQ:MDCO) has had a really tough first half of 2014, and the stock price shows it. When one of its drugs did not receive approval from regulators and a court decision concerning one of its drugs going generic went against the company, the stock dropped
NYSE:IHE August 19, 2014 10:15am

Safest Dividend Stocks In The Market [Novartis AG (ADR), Merck & Co., Inc., The Coca-Cola Company]

dividendsLawrence Meyers: These global brands will always be solid plays.
ETF BASIC NEWS August 18, 2014 11:03am

ETFs To Watch On Strong Earnings From Pharma Companies [Pfizer Inc., Merck & Co., Inc., Eli Lilly and Co]

healthcare1The pharma space has been seeing smooth trading thanks to encouraging industry trends such as development of new drugs, the rising wave of mergers and acquisitions, increased need for medical services, expansion into emerging markets
NYSE:IHE July 30, 2014 5:10pm

Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK) & Pfizer Inc. (PFE): Expectations For The Biopharma Giants

healthcare1Jim Bach: Two American pharmaceutical giants reported earnings this morning, both showing flagging sales - but one ended the day with a gain.

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